12 October 2004
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted with small diagonal rows of red, blue and green cintamani paired "lips", some with traces of gold highlights, the rim with stylized grey wave and cloud motif, the exterior with alternating simple blue and green motifs, filled rim drill hole, foot drilled and chipped, rim slightly fritted, stain on underside
10in. (25cm.) diam.
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